8-10 yrs old
Art and Design
Reading and Writing
This lesson is designed to run over several sessions, incorporating storytelling, scene setting and world building.
July 13, 2018
In order to develop children’s understanding of the importance of settings within stories, we need to provide them with opportunities to create and explore settings. Minecraft will be used as a platform to allow children to have an immersive, fairy tale experience through which learning opportunites for talking, listening, reading and writing will be created.
Prior to this lesson:
Teacher demo: Provide a short demonstration of the use of the camera and portfolio tools in Minecraft: Education Edition. Consolidate inventory skills. Revise rules for collaborative worlds.
Students will form groups of four (based on fairy tale choices) and work collaboratively to recreate the setting of their chosen fairy tale. Children will be required to:
Extended Learning Opportunities:
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